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FujiFilm FinePix S4200

A new super-zoom from Fuji, the S4200 boasts a wide-angle zoom lens with macro capabilities and a range of 24-526mm. It is ideal for getting up close and personal with nature. It sports the same lens elements and coatings as used in Fuji’s broadcast and pro cameras making crystal clear images a certainty. An electronic […]

Sony Cyber-Shot DSC-W630

Sleek and sexy, this new point and shoot from Sony boasts 16.1 megapixels, a 5x optical zoom lens and Optical Steady Shot to help you avoid that anathema to photographers – camera shake. HD movie shooting, a large LCD screen and a slew of Picture Effects (Toy and Pop, to name just a couple) add […]

Nikon D4

It’s been a couple of years since Nikon released its D3s (a groundbreaking DSLR) and the anticipation has been building over recent months for a successor. Finally the heir-apparent to the popular pro camera has been announced, the D4. The D4 delivers a 16.2 megapixel resolution, an extended ISO (204,800 at Hi-4), and a spanking […]

Outward Bound!

AIPP award-winning photographer Tom Putt is renowned for his gorgeous landscape photography. His lens reveals sweeping vistas and the intricate detail of the great outdoors.

What Happens In Vegas… Part 2!

Of course the big news from Canon was their entry into the mirrorless camera race with the G1X (check out Hot Gear for details). However Canon also revealed a few more surprises, including the new Canon PIXMA PRO-1 Professional Inkjet Printer and two new cameras in the Powershot ELPH range. So what was so great […]

What Happens In Vegas… Part 1!

CES (consumer electronics show) is the one exception to the old adage: what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. In the case of CES the tech that makes its debut at the convention makes soundwaves all over the world as journos trumpet the latest technological advances on show.
Now in its 45th year, CES dishes up […]

Get your kit on!

You love taking photos but are a little confused when it comes to what accessories to use and why. Let Better Pictures give you the lowdown on camera kit essentials that will take you from happy snapper to enthusiast in no time.

Do not underestimate the power of a tripod to improve your shots. Yes, these […]

Gardens In Focus

Making macro magic at the Royal Botanic Gardens…

Nikon Coolpix L810

Able to shoot from wide angle to telephoto (22.5-585mm) at the touch of a button, this compact super-zoom from Nikon ticks all the right boxes. Side zoom control adds to ease of use, and the steady grip makes it easy for you to keep control of your camera. Boasting a 16.1 megapixel CCD sensor and […]

Photo Friday ‘In The Garden’ Winner – Elyssa

What camera did you use?
Nikon D7000
What settings did you use?
18-55mm 3.5-5.6, f/4, 1/100sec, ISO 100
What inspired this shot?
The beautiful weather inspired me to go out into the garden and take snaps. It was also great timing for the butterfly to land on the Cone Flower.
Did you edit this image, if so what did you do […]